US gymnast wins gold medal in tumbling at FIG World Cup in Baku

16 February 2020 17:26 (UTC+04:00)

By Trend

US gymnast Brown Kaden (75.400 points) won gold medal in men's individual tumbling at the FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling in Baku, Trend reports.

Australian gymnast Ethan Mcguinness (73.600 points) ranked second, while the Russian gymnast Aleksandr Lisitsyn came in third with 72.700 points.

In the finals, Azerbaijani gymnast Farid Mustafayev ranked eighth with 57.600 points.

The FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling is underway at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku on Feb. 15-16. Azerbaijan is represented by gymnast Farid Mustafayev in the tumbling finals on Feb. 16.

 

The competitions, which are licensed for the Tokyo Olympics 2020, have brought together 150 gymnasts from 30 countries.

The gymnasts, who will score highest in the tournament, will traditionally be awarded the AGF Trophy Cup.

Last year's World Cup in trampoline and tumbling in Baku also gave license to the Olympic Games, and in 2018, the European Championship for this type of gymnastics with the participation of 26 countries was held for the first time in the Azerbaijani capital. The World Trampoline Championship will be held for the first time in Azerbaijan in 2021.

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